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I Am Holding On to Who I Truly Am

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    35 years ago, I fell in love for the first time. I had no idea he wouldn't love me back. He was, for after all the least popular of the many boys who crushed on me at that time. He...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F Mar 31

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    For the past two years I've been struggling with this depression and anxiety, I struggling every day to control my emotions and the temptation to end it all. I've attempted suicide...
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F Apr 7

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I want to know how it truly feels to be happy with another person who can appreciate me for who I am, truly care about me, is family orientated, who can communicate, love me...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I really need some advice on this because it is destroying me. Well it began when i met two women on the same night who are friends. We all got on well and had a laugh and a joke...
    uklondoner1 uklondoner1 31-35 Apr 3

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    I hate my personality. I wish I could just change, but sadly it really is a hard thing to do. I would often curse myself 'Why am I born like this?' Sometimes I would just cry all...
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Well he says he loves me but it truly doesn't feel that way. I've been with him for quite a while now and everyday gets harder. It's difficult trying to keep up with him. Meaning...
    KlassyKay21 KlassyKay21 18-21 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I just do. I can't walk with someone without holding his or her hands. I feel secured and not alone and I just love people who'll hold my hand even though they're kinda sweaty :/
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Many. ;3 Jesus. <3 Best friend ever. I may not be the best friend to Him though. I may not talk to Him as much as I should, rely on Him as much as I should...but He stays...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm going to share the battle I had with the Lord over what was going to be done about my being a Transsexual, at a time in my life I didn't even know what a Transsexual was and...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T Mar 20

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    Any girl the age of 14-16 wana have a holding contest if so send an email 2 icausekillcams123@Gmail.com I love 2 hold I'm a male 15
    peelover891 peelover891 31-35, M Mar 28

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F a week ago

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    A few years ago, I was driving home late at night. It was about 11:30pm. I was on the freeway and noticed a truck using the on-ramp. The on-ramp was a 450 degree loop. Just as the...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 18

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    ***This is Long, Please be Warned!**** Well, I’m stumped. I have been trying to figure out what is going on inside my head and my heart for the last year now. I still can’t...
    MINWILD MINWILD 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was in a mental hospital. I received a letter saying that my boyfriend had committed suicide because he was stressed out about me being gone and that all my so what called...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've known my bf for around two years now, we had a rough beginning to our relationship (this was around May 2013), but in December he asked me to officially be his girlfriend. We...
    juliead juliead 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    About 8-9 months ago, I was headed up the ladder with my career. I was managing a baby store, getting ready to take it over or move higher when I began to have seizures. They...
    DebbieCakes38 DebbieCakes38 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Looking at this group and all the stories i think its fair to say at some point we are hurt badly by the one we love. But that's why there is a thing called forgiveness. Sometimes...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F Mar 19

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    Does it happen to everyone? Or is it just me. I'm not sure but one thing I do know is that I feel like no one truly likes me. I like to think Im a good person, that I'm nice and...
    xSummerofBiohazardx xSummerofBiohazardx 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    A gift I've had since I was In elementary school- being able to spend the whole day reading. Then In middle school I met a friend who I thought was a great match for me. We'd make...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I know deep inside that I am a good person. I am often afraid I am not good enough. And I try even harder to be better. I struggle so much to forgive myself and be kind to myself...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F Mar 31

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    Last night I told a good friend of mine how I truly feel. She proceeded to tell me that I was none of those horrible things and I deserve happiness. I deserve someone to treat me...
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I'm keeping my circle best-friends only now. And these best friends are people that I've spoken to for a couple of months, people I can talk to for lolz and serious topics. People...
    GeekyLittleThing GeekyLittleThing 13-15, F 28 mins ago

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    It's been a whole year now today. Many people keep asking me how I feel and right now I am just numb to the heartache and pain. And when they do come, they come in waves. Happy 1st...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    I can remember when I was younger and it was a very hot summer day and I had my little boy with me. I was walking him to the park and we were dressed in Summer clothing just...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I hate who I am truly, I hate my looks, My personality and almost everything in my life. I beat myself up a lot and insult myself a lot. I am so negative to myself that I have no...
    TheOneWhoCouldnt TheOneWhoCouldnt 13-15 1 Response Mar 29

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    I've always been called a conspiracy theorist for obtaining primary human nature: being suspicious/cautious. I'm aware that the government is holding us in a soft prison, it's kind...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    If you have eyes and can see the difference in a sunlit day versus a moonlit night, then you can plainly see the difference in the way this person looks versus the next. I...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M Apr 3

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    Lay it on me, feeling can never be shared if they are never told. Speak out if you wanna be heard. If you're afraid nothing will be solved. Only way to understand each other is to...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Ive spent all my life trying to live up to the expectations of everyone else around me... that i no longer have any clue who i truly am
    nessa4ever nessa4ever 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Feeling can never be shared if they are never told. Speak out if you want be heard. If you're afraid nothing will be solved. Only way to understand each other is to share your...
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am a qualified nurse and although I have really enjoyed nursing, now I am seriously thinking about leaving... I have just moved to a new place far away from my family, I'm alone...
    ElliePooky ElliePooky 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Bible says that is the case and I believe it's Author, God who inspired men by means of holy spirit to pen the words at Revelation 21:4,5 and Psalms 37:10,11,29, and verse 37...
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I hate it. At first I was able to stop but now it's like an addiction. And it kills me that when my parents ask if I'm okay I answer yes. 'Cause inside I'm truly dying. Tomorrow i...
    ThatOneWeirdGirl ThatOneWeirdGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I was in a relationship last year with a white gentleman that lasted 10 months. I truly felt I was in love with him and our relationship was developing well. The day after my...
    Kanela24 Kanela24 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Hey, guys! How are you guys? I hope all of you guys are doing fine. Well, I just wanted to say that I LOVE helping people and nothing makes me more happy than seeing that I made...
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I constantly battle depression and anxiety, i don't remember the last time I was truly happy, I hide my emotions very well and I try not to let things get the best of me, I hate...
    Claxe Claxe 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have been in love with a guy for such a long time and we had an on and off relationship which was long distance. Every time we broke up it hurt me and he would constantly tell me...
    DomoNagron DomoNagron 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm going thru depresin coming to realize why I'm not trusted because I've never had any kids of my own flesh and blood and will due to medical reasons people do not trust or like...
    Herefornow9 Herefornow9 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I like to listen and truly do care so if you need to talk and want advice my inbox is always open!
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I think I found true love. If this isn't it then I really don't know what is. The other day he said he wanted to tell me how he felt about me. So, on Skype he said, he may reply...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F Apr 6

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    This is something I'm getting better at the older I get! :) But I truly admire the bravery and confidence it takes when someone is not afraid to be themselves, is not afraid to be...
    1234Ideclareathumbwar 1234Ideclareathumbwar 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I started cooking as a youngster for my kid sister and I when both my parents worked. I was a decent cook for a good many years but I ended up mastering my craft in my late...
    artMusicBrew artMusicBrew 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    What kind of friend goes behind my back and talks **** about me?? I mean seriously, If u do that then your not my friend! You talk about me as if you know me and what it goin thru...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Well I'm a 14 yr old boy that gets raped each night by my step dad and I have no idea what to do.. He said if I told anyone he'll hurt my whole family. :/ can someone please help.
    TristenJSmith TristenJSmith 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I get that being online offers a level of anonymity that allows us to step outside of who we normally are, but to pretend to be something or someone we aren't is absolutely...
    mindoftblack mindoftblack 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    BROTHERS AND SISTERS BE WARNED AS THERE ARE MANY FAKE PROFILES PORTRAYING TO BE 13-17 YEAR OLDS WHEN IN REALITY THEY ARE MUCH OLDER BE CAREFUL TO WHO YOU TRUST
    foreverawesome1 foreverawesome1 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    In today's world it seems that its really hard finding that guy who will loves you just as you are... All the guys I dated or who I was interested in, was always trying to change...
    K3736 K3736 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    i think im a sad scared person who is a bit lost and is not sure how to live in this world. a person who cant forget the past and cant live with the present. a person who wishes to...
    Spinningoutofcontrol Spinningoutofcontrol 18-21, F 5 Responses